Water/Wastewater Engineer

 Ira, IA

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Do you have experience working on water/wastewater projects as a project engineer and/or project manager? Then this career-building opportunity is for you! As a water/wastewater engineer, you will direct, develop and market water and wastewater facility projects. Other duties include providing project and task management; conducting complex process engineering for projects and proposals; collecting, assimilating and presenting data; leading the production of design calculations and technical reports; and preparing engineering plans and specifications for the design of water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Keywords: Water / Wastewater, Engineer

Required Qualifications

  • BS in engineering required; MS in environmental engineering preferred.
  • PE required.
  • 5+ years’ experience related to municipal water/ wastewater treatment process planning and design.
  • Knowledge of process engineering for the treatment of organic and inorganic wastewater.
  • Strong oral, written and communication skills.
  • Hydraulic or process modeling software experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team.
  • Experience leading teams and coordinating project details.
  • Self motivated with an ability to work both independently and with collaboratively with project teams.



At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.